Chapter 12. Conquer the world with l10n and i18n

In this chapter:

  • Supporting multiple languages with your web application
  • Is that the second of May or the fifth of February?

As part of the previous chapter, you learned how to restrict access and optionally render or hide components depending on the user’s session. In this chapter, we’ll look at how you can vary what is displayed to users depending on their locale. A locale represents a geographical, political, and/or cultural region. In computing, it usually groups a set of parameters that represent the user’s language and country. In Java, this is supported through the Locale object.

Localization refers to the adaptation of your application for one or more specific locales. A related term ...

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